5 most family-friendly resorts in Phuket

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If you’re looking for a family-friendly destination that caters to every age group, Phuket is the perfect getaway spot. From beaches and water sports to amusement parks and cultural excursions, there is no shortage of activities for families to enjoy. And, to make your stay even more enjoyable, Phuket offers a range of family-friendly resorts that are sure to provide a fun and relaxing environment for everyone.

These resorts offer an array of activities for kids, including kids’ clubs, water parks, and even cooking classes, so the little ones can stay engaged and entertained while the adults get some much-needed relaxation time. From swimming pools to beach access, these resorts have everything needed for the perfect family vacation.

5 Of Phuket’s Most Family-Friendly Resorts

The Slate

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Address: 116 Sakhu, Thalang District, Phuket 83110.

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Facilities: Inner courtyard view rooms, pool view rooms, terrace, private parking, tennis court, fitness centre and golf course.

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For a large scale, family-friendly bargain, The Slate is the place to be. Nestled on a strip of white sand, guests can sip on delicious drinks while taking in the sun. Furthermore, a complimentary pick-up service from Phuket International Airport will undoubtedly excite arriving visitors who are looking forward to a relaxing vacation.

The lobby itself reminds guests that they have entered a tropical paradise. Furthermore, with its private gate leading to the Nai Yang Beach, visitors surely will feel special. Here, the entire family can experience a bit of a far off destination, complete with fun activities for kids. The kid’s club at The Salte, called The Tin Box, allows your little ones to enjoy a range of activities. These include origami, hair-weaving, mask-making, chef and petit sommelier classes, kickboxing, and much more.

The Village Coconut Island

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Address: 51/7 Moo 6, T.Koh Kaew, Phuket, Muang, Phuket 83200.

Facilities: 2 swimming pools, non-smoking rooms, good fitness centre, airport shuttle, spa and wellness centre, beachfront, restaurant, bar, fabulous and breakfast.

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The Village sprawls over the famous Coconut Island, which is just 5 minutes away from Phuket. Great for families, this resort offers free bikes, beautiful gardens and free cots. Extra childrens’ beds are also set at a low price as well as babysitting hourly fees. With a free shuttle boat for guests, taking a trip in the emerald green Andaman Sea offers an exciting getaway. After getting off the boat, visitors can explore Phuket’s amazing shopping scene, as well as its seafood cuisines.

Guests can kayak and bike around the island to see some amazing scenery. The hotel also offers a direct boat service to the Koh Phi Phi island among others. Phuket Town’s is only 20 minutes away on the daily shuttle, where even more attractions can be found.

Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach

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Address: 99 Muen-Ngoen Road Tri-Trang Beach, Patong, Phuket 83150.

Facilities: Breakfast, pool view rooms, sea view rooms, terrace, pools, restaurants, fitness centre, spa and wellness centre.

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Lapping in luxury, this 5 star hotel is located right on Merlin Beach. However, it is also just minutes from the bustline area of Patong. Nature-curious kids will definitely enjoy the coral reefs for snorkelling and the resort’s own coral reef education centre. Moreover, kids can learn about butterflies in its very own butterly sanctuary. Kayaking, beach volleyball and batik painting lessons are also among the kid-friendly activities that the resort offers.

With plush bedding, modern TVs, large bathrooms, and balconies featuring a pool, garden, beach or sea view, families and couples will surely be accommodated. Business men as well, will feel comfortable working as the rooms include large desks and free WiFi. The Marriott also caters to those wanting to relax and stay around the resort, as there are 3 pools, children’s activities, a gym, and day spa.

The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket

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PHOTO: The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket

Address: 32 Moo 5, Tambol Paklok, Nakha Yai Island, Phuket, Thailand, 83110.

Facilities: Free breakfast, library, kids’ club, spa, sauna, steam room, hot tub, fitness centre, massage, snorkeling, game room and dart board.

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For those families who are nature-lovers, this resort has plenty of beautiful, natural surroundings. With access to boats, canoes and other fun outdoor activities nearby, The Naka Island Resort is a great place to stay. Moreover, the staff is great with children and there are a number of family amenities such as a kids’ club and tennis courts. This modern hotel is in the vicinity of popular city attractions such as Naka Yai Island, Ao Po Grand Marina, Ao Po Pier. However, its immediate location is that of seclusion, complete with its own private beach.

Families can enjoy learning about local culture, as rubber plantations are nearby as well as a small fishing village. Other activities that are family-friendly include kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, catamarans, and bicycles which are available free of charge.

Holiday Inn Resort Phuket

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Address: 52 Thaweewong Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Patong, Phuket, Thailand, 83150.

Facilities: Free breakfast, bar, garden, terrace, fitness centre, spa, pool, library, kids’ club, game room and tennis court.

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Located in the heart of Patong Beach, Holiday Inn Resort Phuket is just a 15 minute drive to Phuket Town, where many shopping and activities can be found. Families here have activities on-site at their disposal, such as a kids’ club, movie room, Xbox 360 consoles, Muay Thai classes and umbrella paintings.

Moreover, there are 6 swimming pools on-site, including a kids’ pool with mini-slide. Also, guests can take advantage of the on-site fitness centre and 4 dining options to make the entire family happy. The Holiday Inn Resort Phuket is a well-known, sure fire way for the entire family to enjoy a holiday with plenty of reviews to back up its reputation.

Booking your stay at one of these amazing hotels will definitely make your family’s holiday more fun and relaxing. As they are known and respected for being kid-friendly, these resorts won’t disappoint families that are looking for appropriate entertainment. From canoeing to kayaking in the Andaman Sea, to enjoying a slippery waterslide in the kids’ pool, families will surely have fun just staying at these hotels when they need a much-needed break from touring the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for a luxurious getaway, check out our top picks of the best 5-star hotels in Thailand.

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